Statement on the 1989 Hillsborough disaster

12 September 2012

Prime Minister, David Cameron, makes statement in the House of Commons on 12 September on the release of government papers on the 1989 Hillsborough disaster and the report of the Hillsborough Independent Panel.

Further information on the Hillsborough Independent Panal and a copy of the report can be found on the Hillsborough Independent Panel website.

Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.

Leader of the Opposition, Edward Miliband, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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